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Police Officer/Sergeant, Tonganoxie Police Department

12/18/2021 5:47 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Tonganoxie currently has a vacant Sergeant position and is also recruiting for either a Full-time Police Sergeant or a Full-time Police Officer position.  Minimum Requirement for Position: Applicants must be 21 years of age, a United States Citizen, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and good moral character.  Applicant cannot have felony or domestic violence arrests. Law Enforcement certified preferred but not mandatory. 

See the job description for Police Sergeant and job description for Police Officer for more detailed information via City of Tonganoxie website.  Any entry-level applicants are eligible to begin as a Police Trainee and must complete the police academy and field officer training within six months to be eligible for promotion to the Police Officer position.

Preference will be given to applicants that already have successfully completed the police academy and field officer training and will be eligible to begin in the Police Sergeant or Police Officer position.  Other desired experience includes documentation as a Certified Law Enforcement Officer, honorably discharged military duty, or a bachelor's degree.

The Police Sergeant annual salary begins at $50,053 but experience and education may dictate a higher range.  The Police Officer annual salary begins at $46,561 but experience and education may dictate a higher range.

To apply, please submit a City of Tonganoxie Police Employment Application to Dan Porter, Assistant City Manager, at dporter@tonganoxie.org. Applications may also be mailed or delivered to 526 E. 4th Street, PO Box 326, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.

The position is open until filled.

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